IBM To Acquire Red Hat

IBM To Acquire Red Hat

Tech giant IBM has inked a $34 Billion deal to acquire Red Hat. This seems like a lot of money for a company who is so involved in the Open Source movement. However, they also have enterprise agreements which IBM may be interested in. Additionally, IBM does not have their own Linux distribution which has caused them to partner with companies like Red Hat and Oracle.

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